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FALKVILLE  HIGH  SCHOOL     CAREER  PLAN  

    NAME:  ________________________________________     My  Holland  Code:  ___________     My  Top  Three  Career  Interests:     1. ______________________   This  matches  with  my  career  assessment    YES     NO   2. ______________________   This  matches  with  my  career  assessment    YES     NO   3. ______________________   This  matches  with  my  career  assessment    YES     NO     Visit  http://www.careerinfonet.org  to  learn  more  about  these  careers  by  searching   for  them  in  the  “Topics  A-­‐Z”  box  in  the  top  right  hand  corner  of  the  screen.     What  education  will  I  have  to  pursue  to  reach  my  career  goal?       _____      Community  College         Which  college(s)  would  I  like  to  consider  that  have  a  program(s)  that  aligns   with  my  career  goal?         Average  cost:  _________________         _____  for  a  certification.,    in  what  field?  __________________________________   _____  to  purse  an  Associate’s  degree,  in  what  field/major?:_______________________     ______    College  or  University  (to  pursue  a  bachelors  degree)             Which  college(s)  would  I  like  to  consider  that  have  a  major(s)  that   aligns  with  my  career  goal?           ____________________________________    Application  deadline:                                    Average  Cost:           ____________________________________  Application  deadline:                                    Average  Cost:           ____________________________________    Application  deadline:                                    Average  Cost:               What  do  you  plan  to  major  in?:________________________________        

 

 

 


Checklist  for  College  Admittance  and  Career  Planning:     _______    Immediately  take  the  ACT  if  you  haven’t  already  done  so.    Register  at     www.ACTstudent.org     _______  Ask  friends  and  family  if  they  know  anyone  working  in  the  career  field(s)  you   are  interested  in  pursuing.      Schedule  a  time  to  job  shadow  someone  in  your  field   (December-­‐start  of  school)   _______    Search  for  scholarships  to  apply  for  (ongoing  every  month)       -­‐Ask  your  Mr.  James  weekly  if  any  scholarships  have  come  in       -­‐Complete  the  Valley  Rubber  scholarship  application       -­‐Search  company  websites  for  scholarships       Search  the  web;  Some  good  sites  for  search  are:         www.fastweb.com       www.scholarships.com         www.collegebard.com       www.federalstudentaid.ed.gov/scholarship     ______  Visit  where  you  are  interested  in  attending/visit  recruiters’  office  if  interested   in  the  military  (December-­‐  January)   ______  Send  in  application(s)  for  4  year  colleges  and  universities  (most  deadlines  are   February  or  earlier;  community  colleges  are  on  a  continual  basis)   ______    Request  transcripts  be  sent  to  the  school(s)  I’m  applying  through  the  office   (after  you  submit  your  applications)   ______    Used  the  FAFSA  Forecaster  at  www.FAFSA4caster.ed.gov  to  see  if  I  may   qualify  for  financial  aid  (December  or  January)   ______    Get  all  the  materials  together  to  complete  the  FAFSA  (see  sheet  in  your  folder)   (January)    2012  Taxes  must  be  filed  to  do  this.   ______    Get  your  FAFSA  pin  so  you  can  complete  the  FAFSA  at  www.pin.ed.gov   (January)   ______    Submitted  my  FAFSA  online  (March  usually-­‐  see  your  college  choices  for  their   deadlines,  go  to  www.fafsa.ed.gov  to  see  a  list  of  deadlines)   ____  If  three  weeks  has  passed  since  submitting  your  FAFSA  and  you  have  not   received  your  Student  Aid  Report  (SAR)  from  them,  check  the  status  at   www.fafsa.ed.gov  “Check  Status  of  a  Submitted  FAFSA”   _____  Keep  in  touch  with  the  school  you’ve  selected  to  attend  to  see  how  much   financial  aid  will  cover  for  the  cost  of  school  (April-­‐July)   _____  Decide  where  I  want  to  attend  and  pay  any  enrollment  fees  (April-­‐May)          

 

 

 


Career Planning Document